In Lithuania Adult Education is regulated under the Law for Non-formal adult education and Continuing education and recognized as a strategic priority of the Lithuanian state. However, concrete policy initiatives remain scarce. Limited information and availability is one of the challenges, leaving participation in adult education below EU average, at a rate of 6%.
Lithuania country reports
Lithuania 2020Download category as PDF
Posted: 2020-11-23 / Category: Lithuania 2020 / Tags:
The situation of adult education in Lithuania has stayed the same over the last year and there have been no new policies or innovations in adult education. The funding situation of the Lithuanian Association of Adult Education (LAAE) did not chang...
Posted: 2020-11-23 / Category: Lithuania 2020 / Tags: legislation
One of the main challenges in Lithuania is to improve the system of lifelong learning and raise the importance of adult education in the country. A system for validation of non-formal education would further this endeavour.
2019Download category as PDF
Posted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags: participation
Lithuania keeps fighting the low levels of adult participation in learning by working on re-structuring its educational system and offering more opportunities in professional development for adults.
Current goals and standards for adult education in Lithuania are set in development strategy Lithuania 2030 and National Education Strategy 2013-2022. The focus of both documents is to develop a well-functioning educational system that allows and...
The strategies, developed by Lithuanian state, reflect the general stream of policies in education in the EU and the world. As mentioned in the previous section, Lithuania is focusing on promoting lifelong learning, and thus it established several...
Posted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags: non-formal learning
The programme for strengthening non-formal adult education and continuing training for 2016-2023 set a goal of achieving 12% of the adult population involved in learning by 2023. For the following years, shifting the remaining 6% to 12% will conti...